Brunei Fashion Scene Brunei Darussalam News (ASEAN). Most Bruneians wear traditional and cultural clothing, however one, Maricel, went abroad to get a degree in fashion design. Upon her return, she surveyed the fashion scene in Brunei, and said, “To be completely honest, there isn’t much regarding fashion in Brunei…but hopefully more genuine interest and awareness in contemporary fashion will steadily increase over the next few years. Hopefully through what I have learned, I will be able to contribute to this, along with other passionate individuals.”
Southeast Asia’s Fashion Scene (ASEAN)
Southeast Asia’s fashion scene presents a varied mix. Singapore offers the hottest fashions, while Indonesia is on the cutting edge of Islamic designs. Malaysian and Thai fashion are quickly expanding into international wardrobes, while Cambodia, Philippines, and Vietnam’s fledgling fashion scenes are also gaining attention around the globe. Brunei designers are just coming into the limelight, while Lao’s fashion leans towards traditional wear, its young designers are beginning to make their mark. Meanwhile, Myanmar fashion mostly focuses on traditional styles. Several ASEAN countries hold yearly fashion weeks and apparel & accessories events and local labels are certainly worth a look.